A Rare Transit of Venus

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Thursday, July 2, 2020

A coronagraph instrument at the Mauna Loa Solar Observatory on Hawai’i is used by a team of two scientists to record the rare transit of Venus across the Sun's corona. Sky & Telescope describes the movie captured by Alfred de Wijn (High Altitude Observatory, NCAR) and Gunther Können (Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute). See Sky & Telescope.

Here's a tweet: https://twitter.com/NCAR_Science/status/1278413734751293440.

Venus Transit Movie